I have a folder with geotagged photos from a DJI drone that I am trying to use the Geotagged Photos to Points tool. It is working perfectly, except I get different results when I run the process in Arcpy than when I do it through the geoprocessing tool.
When I run the following code (in a Notebook), there is only one point that corresponds with the last photo. However, each photo/line in the attribute table is also located at that point:
folder = 'Z:\\folder'#folder with the photos in it outputGDB = r"G:\\geodatabase.gdb\\" #full file path of geodatabase where point FC will be stored FLID = '339'#flight ID gtphoto = arcpy.management.GeoTaggedPhotosToPoints(folder, outputGDB + "FLID_" + FLID, None, "ALL_PHOTOS", "ADD_ATTACHMENTS")
However, when I go into my geoprocessing history and pull up the Geotagged Photos to Points tool I just ran, delete the point FC, and rerun the tool, it works the way it should. I get a point file with a point for each photo where they should be.
Why are the results different when I run the tool in Notebooks than in the geoprocessing window when the parameters are the same? Bug, or issue with code?
Ryan, the only way I know how to run this is as I describe in this essay, below: https://community.esri.com/t5/education-blog/using-the-photos-with-locations-tool-in-education/ba-p/...
But hopefully someone else here in GeoNet will be able to help you further.